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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves)

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This page documents data for Poiret (1789), such as genera and species attributed to that publication (including known misspellings, misidentifications, and other unavailable names) as well as taxonomic opinions, if available. Taxonomic opinions refer to uses of genera and species as valid and invalid in that work.

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Publication information

Poiret, J.L. 1789. Voyage en Barbarie ou Lettres écrites de l’Ancienne Numidie. Pendant les années 1785 & 1786, sur la Réligion, les coutumes & les Moeurs des Maures des Arabes-Bédouins; avec un Essai sur l’Histoire Naturelle de ce pays. 2. 316 pp.

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Attributed Species Names

Cardium glaucum Bruguière, 1789
Bruguière, 1789, Enc. Méth. 1 (Première partie): 221.
Poiret, 1789, Voyage en Barbarie 2: 13.

Taxonomic Opinions

Cardium edule (Lin.)

Cardium glaucum (nobis)

Mya margaritifera (Lin.)

Mya pictorum (Lin.)

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